Very dull + cold with the biting E. wind but not nearly as strong till above 2 when the sun came out. Cycled to Yarrow Manse, Henderland + General’s Bridge. Took 1h.33m to go + 2h. to return (excluding stoppages). Gave chlor[oform] for Dav.1 for an appendicitis + ovarian cyst, which took from 5.15 till 7.
1 David Charteris ‘Dav.’ Graham (1889-1963), M.B., medical practitioner and Dr Muir’s business partner
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/24, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1921]